Wealth and poverty sit side by side in Grenfell Tower’s borough
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Wealth and poverty sit side by side in Grenfell Tower’s borough

Data shows area around Grenfell Tower was among top 10% most deprived areas in England…

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Many operations could be unnecessary, says leading surgeon
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Many operations could be unnecessary, says leading surgeon

Certain types of elective surgery only benefit patients because of placebo effect, says Prof Andy…

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Transgender woman who died should not have been moved to female jail, jury finds
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Transgender woman who died should not have been moved to female jail, jury finds

Vikki Thompson, 21, was found dead in her cell at HMP Leeds after warning people…

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‘Pro-vegetarian’ diet could halve chance of obesity
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‘Pro-vegetarian’ diet could halve chance of obesity

Study describes benefits of the ‘flexitarian’ diet: basically vegetarian, with meat and fish consumed occasionally

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It’s hard to talk about mental health at the best of times, which these are not
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It’s hard to talk about mental health at the best of times, which these are not

‘Nobody, even Trump, should be blamed for being mentally ill. But nor should we pretend…

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Male suicide: ‘Gender should not be a death sentence’
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Male suicide: ‘Gender should not be a death sentence’

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (Calm) is the leading UK charity dedicated to preventing male…

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World Health Organization hails major progress on tackling tropical diseases
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World Health Organization hails major progress on tackling tropical diseases

WHO director general says significant strides have been made in fight against sleeping sickness, elephantiasis…

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Sex education to be made compulsory in secondary schools
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Sex education to be made compulsory in secondary schools

MPs hail modernisation of guidance while secular campaigners express concern over potential opt-outs for faith…

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Professional wrestling saved me from depression. That deserves a hell yeah!
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Professional wrestling saved me from depression. That deserves a hell yeah!

What I needed to lift my depression was to find something that gave me such…

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In an age of robots, schools are teaching our children to be redundant
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In an age of robots, schools are teaching our children to be redundant

A regime of cramming and testing is crushing young people’s instinct to learn and destroying…

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Parks are a huge asset, and we need to value them for the 21st century
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Parks are a huge asset, and we need to value them for the 21st century

Our green spaces are shrinking, despite all the benefits they give us. If we want…

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Then the Daily Mail came for Gary Lineker, and I said: ‘Enough!’
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Then the Daily Mail came for Gary Lineker, and I said: ‘Enough!’

The Daily Mail is using scare tactics to undermine any case for decency – solidarity…

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Gerald Graham obituary
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Gerald Graham obituary

Clinical physiologist who revolutionised the treatment of heart disease in children

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Protests around world show solidarity with Women’s March on Washington
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Protests around world show solidarity with Women’s March on Washington

Up to 2m people join international day of action following inauguration of Donald Trump as…

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Chinese transgender man wins landmark wrongful dismissal case
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Chinese transgender man wins landmark wrongful dismissal case

Cautious hope of greater recognition as court rules Chen was illegally fired from medical clinic…

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Organ donation becomes mandatory in France
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Organ donation becomes mandatory in France

France changes law to presume consent for organs to be removed unless person joins official…

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Is it just Christmas, or are you a genuinely terrible employee?
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Is it just Christmas, or are you a genuinely terrible employee?

If you find yourself using the festive wind-down as an excuse to wind up your…

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Fighting back against the system is hard, but it’s possible. Ask these people
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Fighting back against the system is hard, but it’s possible. Ask these people

Over the past year this series has featured many people severely affected by cuts to…

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Building refugee camps reminds me why shelter is a basic human need
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Building refugee camps reminds me why shelter is a basic human need

Happiness depends on health and friends, not money, says new study
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Happiness depends on health and friends, not money, says new study

Landmark research says tackling mental health issues more effective than reducing poverty for increasing happiness…

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